irritability

Definitions of irritability
  1. noun
    an irritable petulant feeling
    synonyms: choler, crossness, fretfulness, fussiness, peevishness, petulance
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    types:
    testiness, tetchiness, touchiness
    feeling easily irritated
    pet
    a fit of petulance or sulkiness (especially at what is felt to be a slight)
    type of:
    distemper, ill humor, ill humour
    an angry and disagreeable mood
  2. noun
    a disposition to exhibit uncontrolled anger
    synonyms: biliousness, peevishness, pettishness, snappishness, surliness, temper
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    querulousness
    the quality of being given to complaining
    type of:
    ill nature
    a disagreeable, irritable, or malevolent disposition
  3. noun
    excessive sensitivity of an organ or body part
    synonyms: excitability
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    type of:
    reactivity, responsiveness
    responsive to stimulation
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